Regional Talent Board update

The South West Regional Talent Board Nurturing our talent goes to the heart of making sure the NHS develops the right leadership capability to serve future generations of people and their communities. It is also imperative to support our people working day to day within the NHS, ensuring they have the diverse senior leadership they both need and deserve. Our...

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Leadership for Empowered Communities and Personalised Care Programme – recruiting now!

We are delighted to announce that the highly acclaimed national Leadership for Empowered Communities and Personalised Care Programme (LECPC) is now open to applications. The programme is for senior leaders, clinicians, transformation leads, commissioning and service managers in health, social care, the voluntary sector and beyond who want to be part of a movement for change in public services....

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Phoenix GP programme

National Career Development and Leadership Programme for mid-career GP Looking for new opportunities? At risk of burnout? Let us energise you, inspire you and turn your job back into a career! This FULLY FUNDED course starting on Wednesday 23rd October, supported by NHSE, is FREE to attend for successful applicants. Six evening sessions over six months. Supper & Refreshments...

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AHP Future Leaders

AHP Future Leaders was created in May 2017 to give AHPs working in Cornwall an opportunity to explore the world of leadership. It provides a platform to support leadership skills development and empower AHPs as everyday leaders at all levels, to lead with care on patient safety, quality improvement and have the confidence to step up into wider leadership...

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…aaaaaaaand relax…

Well, actually don’t completely switch off. This could be the perfect time for you to learn the most. Now could be the time for your greatest development! It is during these times of pause and reflection where we really consider our personal strengths, the things we enjoyed, the things that went well as well as paying recognition to our...

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Five reasons to apply for the Nye Bevan programme

The NHS Leadership Academy’s award winning Nye Bevan programme has been specifically designed to develop senior NHS leaders. So far, it has developed over 900 leaders and been shown to accelerate them into executive roles, helping them perform better at board level, and help boards better meet operational challenges today and enable change for tomorrow. Designed with national and...

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Speaking Up, Listening Up workshop

Based on major research study into ‘speaking truth to power’, which draws on insights from organisations across the world, including the NHS, this workshop addresses some of the realities of speaking up and listening up. Participants learnt practical ways to make a difference to who gets heard – and what they as individuals can do to hear others and...

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Reflective Leadership – The cornerstone for senior leaders

Today we held a new one day workshop: ‘Reflective Leadership – The Cornerstone for senior leaders’ which provided participants a start towards a greater balance between being and doing – recognising the value of more reflective time to help guide complex decisions and challenges. The aims and objectives of the workshop were: To examine a range of reflective leadership practices and why...

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Evolving an OD Mindset in Primary Care workshop

The South West Leadership Academy’s Evolving an OD Mindset in Primary Care two day workshop took place from Thursday June 20th-Friday 21st June, at South West House, Taunton. The workshop was for primary care colleagues, especially practice managers, who find themselves needing to lead change efforts in their own practices organisations and beyond – and who want to broaden their own...

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